An exploration of one of England’s great ancient monuments: the 360-foot-long chalk White Horse at Uffington.
The White Horse at Uffington is an icon of the English landscape—a prehistoric, nearly abstract figure 360 feet long, carved into the green turf of a chalk hill. Along with Stonehenge, the Horse is widely regarded as one of the Wonders of Britain.
“A riveting crash course not only in the history of London from prehistoric times to the present, but also in urban geography and how to read a living environment from organic clues.” —Elizabeth Lowry, Wall Street Journal
In Ghost Fleet Awakened, Joseph W. Zarzynski reveals the untold story of a little-recognized sunken fleet of British warships, bateaux, from the French and Indian War (1755-1763). The story begins more than 250 years ago, when bateaux first plied the waters of Lake George, New York.
Perhaps the most spectacular of all Greek vases, the Sarpedon krater depicts the body of Sarpedon, a hero of the Trojan War, being carried away to his homeland for burial. It was decorated some 2,500 years ago by Athenian artist Euphronios, and its subsequent history involves tomb raiding, intrigue, duplicity, litigation, international outrage, and possibly even homicide.$27.95ISBN: 9780262043434Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Mit Press - October 22nd, 2019
A pioneering space archaeologist explores artifacts left behind in space and on Earth, from moon dust to Elon Musk's red sports car.$14.95ISBN: 9781615196043Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: The Experiment - November 1st, 2019
Why aren’t we more like other apes? How did we win the evolutionary race? Find out how “wise” Homo sapiens really are.
Prehistory has never been more exciting: New discoveries are overturning long-held theories left and right. Stone tools in Australia date back 65,000 years—a time when, we once thought, the first Sapiens had barely left Africa.$29.95ISBN: 9780500051900Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Thames & Hudson - October 8th, 2019
An award-winning archaeologist and journalist chronicles England’s history—as told through the country’s recent archaeological discoveries.$45.95ISBN: 9781621904670Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: University of Tennessee Press - October 1st, 2019$17.95ISBN: 9780691197203Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Princeton University Press - October 1st, 2019
A richly illustrated account of the story of ancient viniculture$45.00ISBN: 9781612008103Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Casemate - October 16th, 2019
Compared to modern standard, the Roman army of the imperial era was surprisingly small.$24.95ISBN: 9789774169335Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: American University in Cairo Press - November 5th, 2019
A beautiful and informative overview of ancient Egyptian magic, superstitious beliefs, and the occult, expertly written and illustrated$89.95ISBN: 9781949057034Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: University of Pennsylvania Museum Publication - September 27th, 2019
The two volumes of the central Tikal ceramic reports (Tikal Reports 25A and 25B) present the information gathered from the analysis of all ceramics recovered by the University of Pennsylvania research project at Tikal between 1956 and 1970.